"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."
"Love knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything. Love still stands when all else has fallen."
“Falling in love with someone isn't always going to be easy... Anger... tears... laughter.. It's when you want to be together despite it all. That's when you truly love another. I'm sure of it.”
"To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing."
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”
“Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.”
“If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.”
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
-Norman Vincent Peale
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
-Leonardo da Vinci
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.